Correspondent

Foreign teacher from Hwa Chong Institute charged in court for drugs

A foreign teacher from UK, Christopher David Burge, was charged in September last year and returned back to court today (4 Jan), where his defence lawyer said it would take four more weeks for a psychiatric report to be issued. He was charged for taking methamphetamine, otherwise known as “Ice” as well as trying to procure the drug and having …

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Grassroots leader helps build close to 5,000 BTO flats for HDB

A full-page advertisement appeared on ST today (31 Dec) congratulating Mr Von Lee Yong Miang on being conferred the Public Service Star (BBM) this year. He was also awarded the EY Entrepreneur of the Year for 2018 in the Engineering and Construction category. He is the Executive Chairman of Expand Construction Pte Ltd. His company came up top this year …

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Resigned SBS Transit CEO alleged caught having affairs with subordinates by private investigator company

It was reported in the Straits Times yesterday that SBS Transit CEO Gan Juay Kiat has tendered his resignation to take responsibility for a “personal indiscretion” (“SBS Transit CEO Gan Juay Kiat resigns over ‘personal indiscretion’“,28 Dec). Gan, a former President and SAF scholar has been with the ComfortDelGro-owned transport group for 11 years. He is married with grown-up children …

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MINDEF promotes Army Chief BG Goh to rank of Major-General

MINDEF issued a statement yesterday (26 Dec) saying that its Chief of Army Brigadier-General (BG) Goh Si Hou will be promoted to the rank of Major-General as of 1 Jan next year. The smiling BG Goh received his promotion certificate from Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, who was also seen smiling, in a simple ceremony at MINDEF yesterday. …

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